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A prison and a prisoner

Susan Sheehan

A prison and a prisoner

  • 116 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Green Haven Correctional Facility.,
    • Prisoners -- New York (State) -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSusan Sheehan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9475.N72 G737
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 275 p. ;
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4716327M
      ISBN 10039526684X
      LC Control Number78002728
      OCLC/WorldCa3707987


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